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The Rockometer: Comedown Machine by The Strokes

                The Strokes Comedown Machine RCA You know that moment when you’ve heard enough from a band whom you’ve been following for years? That moment when you decide, “You know what? I really never need to hear a new song by these guys. I’m satisfied with the back [...]

Telekinesis

Michael Benjamin Lerner is back with his third release, Dormarion, under the Telekinesis moniker. He recorded the album with Spoon drummer and producer Jim Eno at Eno’s Public Hi-Fi studio in Austin, Texas. On Dormarion Lane, to be precise.
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Wildmen – Haters Gonna Hate

Not much is known about the Italian duo, aptly named — at least at this point in their career — Wildmen. Their single “Haters Gonna Hate,” which comes off their self-titled debut, sounds like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club meets the Black Lips with a dash of Black Flag. It starts out with a gentle folk [...]

SXSW Recap: Fox And The Law

My Thursday at SXSW started at 6:00am at Reagan National Airport. I had a 7am flight to Austin via Charlotte and was set to touch down at 11:30am. I was only going to be in town for a brief stint so something needed to be sacrificed to maximize the excursion into downtown Austin. I dropped [...]

Play Me: “It’s Alright, It’s OK” by Primal Scream

If it’s possible to declare a band is back on the basis of two, hand-picked preview tracks, then Primal Scream has done it. The veteran Scottish band has been in the musical wilderness since the release of 2002′s Evil Heat. Both 2006′s Riot City Blues and 2008′s Beautiful Future were misses in the Scream’s hit [...]

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